Materials for 8th Grade School Students

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Career Awareness and Preparation

  • 8A—Relate careers to individual interests, abilities, and aptitudes.
  • 8B—Relate careers to personal interests, abilities, and aptitudes.
  • 8C—Explain how both traditional and nontraditional careers can lead to and hinder career opportunities.
  • 8D—Explain the relationship of career-training programs to employment opportunities.
  • 8E—Analyze the economic factors that impact employment opportunities.
  • 8F—Analyze the relationship of school subjects, extracurricular activities, and community experiences to career preparation.
  • 8G—Create an individualized career plan.
  • 8H—Choose personal electives and extracurricular activities based on personal career interests, abilities, and academic strengths.
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Career Acquisition: Getting a Job

  • 8A—Identify effective speaking and listening skills to use in a job interview.
  • 8B—Evaluate resources available in researching job opportunities.
  • 8C—Prepare drafts of career acquisition documents.
  • 8D—Develop an individualized career portfolio, including achievements, awards, recognitions, career exploration, career plans, community service projects, interests, goals, etc.
  • 8E—Explain the importance of essential workplace skills/knowledge.
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Career Retention and Advancement

  • 8A—Determine attitudes and work habits that support career retention and advancement.
  • 8B—Analyze the role of each participant's contribution in a team setting.
  • 8C—Explain and demonstrate conflict-resolution skills.
  • 8D—Analyze budgets and pay statements.
  • 8E—Identify and apply time management strategies as they relate to both personal and work situations.
  • 8F—Identify characteristics of the changing workplace.
  • 8G—Identify formal and informal lifelong learning opportunities that support career retention and advancement.
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Entrepreneurship

  • 8A—Compare and contrast entrepreneurship to traditional employment.
  • 8B—Evaluate how entrepreneurial character traits influence career opportunities.
  • 8C—Identify and describe the basic components of a business plan.
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